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August 23, 2016

DLS 18th Arrest

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#:16A303590
TROOPER:Sgt John Helfant                                         
STATION:  VSP Traffic Operations                   
CONTACT#:8025227262

DATE/TIME:August 23, 2016 at 0825hrs
LOCATION: Granger Rd, Berlin, VT
VIOLATION: Driving License Suspended 18th

ACCUSED:Robert Benson                                                                            
AGE:43
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:Washington, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:State Police stopped Benson's 2004 white Ford Focus on Granger Rd in Berlin, VT after observing him operating the motor vehicle. Benson is criminally suspended in VT for a 2003 DUI and numerous other reasons. Benson has 17 prior DLS convictions dating back to 1994. Benson was arrested for DLS, processed at Berlin PD and released on citation to appear in Washington Superior Court on September 29, 2016


SSgt John Helfant
Vermont State Police
Traffic Operations
2777 St. George Rd
Williston, VT 05495
(802)522-7262